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Quarterbar Out of Queensland Derby

Quarterbar Out of Queensland Derby

Mike Moroney has confirmed that talented three year old Quarterbar will not run in the Group One Queensland Derby at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

Moroney said that Quarterbar had been taken out of the Derby because of a tendon injury.

The scratching comes as a bitter blow for Kiwi jockey Chad Ormsby. Quarterbar was his only ride for the ...

Sadler Knows There’s No Hiding From Shootoff

Sadler Knows There’s No Hiding From Shootoff

Stradbroke Handicap Day is just one sleep away and Flemington trainer John Sadler knows there will be no hiding from Queensland Derby favourite Shootoff when he saddles up Heidilicious in the three-year-olds classic.

Queensland Derby favourite Shootoff is the horse Sadler named as the one to beat

Graeme Rogerson’s Duelled gelding Shootoff has been at the top of the odds ...

Shootoff Derby Favourite

Shootoff Derby Favourite

Shootoff

The Graham and Debbie Rogerson trained Shootoff is now the sole favourite for the Group One Queensland Derby after Oaks winner Scarlett Lady was confirmed as a non-runner.

Scarlett Lady and Shootoff had been sharing favouritism all week, however after Rogerson confirmed that the Oaks winning filly would be spelled and aimed at the spring carnival, Shootoff has been ...

Heidilicious in Derby

Heidilicious in Derby

The John Sadler trained Heidilicious has been confirmed as a starter for Saturday’s Group One Queensland Derby at Eagle Farm.

Heidilicious was second favourite in last Saturday’s Queensland Oaks, however she blew start of the race and was forced to settle last before unleashing in the home straight to finish fifth.

In her previous start, in the Doomben Roses, ...

Sadler Hopes to Taste Oaks Success with Heidilicious

Sadler Hopes to Taste Oaks Success with Heidilicious

Rejuvenated Victorian trainer John Sadler is optimistic that his nicely-bred Zabeel filly Heidilicious can return to form at Eagle Farm on Saturday and score an upset win over a quality field in this year’s Queensland Oaks.

Before her last-start when stepping up to Group company for the first time, Heidilicious had finished in the money in all four of ...